1959 Brooks 2018

Brooks Gunderson

January 26, 1959 — October 12, 2018

Brooks Michael Gunderson passed away on Friday, October 12th, 2018. Brooks was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 26, 1959, the 2nd of 5 children, to the late J. Brooks and Mary J. (Bowser) Gunderson.

The family relocated to Northbrook, IL in 1966 while he was in grade school. He graduated from Glenbrook North High school and was an Illinois State Scholar. After next graduating from the University of Illinois, where he was a member of the Sigma Pi fraternity, he returned to Minneapolis. He relocated to Phoenix in 2016 to be closer to his family. Brooks was an avid reader, historian, movie, music & trivia buff, enjoyed fishing, and was an enthusiastic sports fan.

He will be missed by his surviving brothers John and Mark (Sarah) and sisters Nadine Gunderson and Colleen Schlatter (Charlie). He will also be missed by his loving nieces and nephews; Bridger and Brier Gunderson and Julia, Quinn, and Beck Schlatter. He is also survived by his Uncle Dave and Aunt Betty Gunderson and Aunts Patricia (Bowser) Keup, Kate (Bowser) Gjerde and Carolann Guinan and many cousins.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Brooks touched are welcome to attend services on Friday, January 4th 2:00 at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines IL, which will be followed by a celebration of his life from 5-8 p.m. that evening at the Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Diabetes Association in his name are appreciated.

For information please call Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home at (847) 678-1950 or www.sax-tiedemann.com.

Inurnment Service
Thursday, January 4, 2018
2:00 PM 1/4/2019 2:00:00 PM
All Saints Catholic Cemetery

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

All Saints Catholic Cemetery
700 N. River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States
Celebration of Life
Thursday, January 4, 2018
5:00 PM 1/4/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Exmoor Country Club

1954 1st St,
Highland Park, IL 60035

Exmoor Country Club
1954 1st St, Highland Park 60035 IL
United States
Location

All Saints Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

700 N. River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202
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